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Cinnamon-Sugar Cake

Cinnamon-Sugar Cake

Move over pumpkin spice… cinnamon-sugar is in town!

This Cinnamon-Sugar Cake is light and fluffy, and the cinnamon buttercream frosting packs a big hit of cinnamon flavor without being too overwhelming.  If you love a classic snickerdoodle cookie this cake is for you.

The best part is, this cake is super simple to make, you probably have all the ingredients you need already in your pantry. And with Thanksgiving right around the corner, this cake will be a guaranteed family favorite. ♥

Cinnamon-Sugar Cake


 DO NOT OVERMIX THE CAKE BATTER: When mixing the cake batter, do not over mix it. Over mixing will lead to a dry, dense cake. So once you add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, only mix all the ingredients until just combined (you will still see some flour in the bowl!).

SLICE OF BREAD TRICK: Once cinnamon-sugar cake is done, place the two cake pans on top of a wired rack to cool before frosting. A little trick I learned is to place a slice of bread on top of each cake, this keeps the cake super moist when it’s cooling. You can also place two pieces of bread on each side of the cake after you have cut the cake into slices to help the leftover cake stay moist and not dry out. It’s the best trick in the book!

FROSTING THE CAKE: To avoid getting crumbs in the frosting, cool the cake thoroughly before frosting it. Then brush off any loose crumbs. Apple a very thin layer of frosting to set the crumbs (don’t worry if there are crumbs in this layer). Allow it to dry, then apply a thicker final top coat of frosting.




 Get the recipe here: Cinnamon-Sugar Cake

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4 Responses to “Cinnamon-Sugar Cake”

  1. Dee H — May 3, 2016 at 9:31 am

    Made this cake for my brother’s birthday.  My family’s favorite cookie is snicker doodles so I thought this would be well received.  Wow, they loved it so much that there was nothing left for the next day.  Will be making it again for my small group bible study this week. Thanks so much for sharing this recipe. 

  2. Jessica @ Sweetest Menu — October 21, 2015 at 5:10 pm

    I just pinned this gorgeous cake and just HAD to come over and check it out! Looks incredible!!! 

  3. Medha @ Whisk & Shout — October 21, 2015 at 3:02 pm

    This cake is taking me straight to cinnamon sugar heaven 🙂

  4. Jennie @onesweetmess — October 21, 2015 at 7:06 am

    A co-worker I used  to work with made a similar cake and it was amazing. I still dream about that cake. Cut me off a fat slab, please!

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